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SOFIA Education/Public Outreach

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SOFIA is the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy. The Astronomical Society of the Pacific and the SETI Institute are developing an educational outreach plan (to be ready 2003) for K-12 educations. They will be given the opportunity to fly aboard SOFIA to see the process of research.

Target Population:

  • K-12 teachers
  • Informal Education
  • Journalists
Activities:
  • Flights aboard the observatory
  • curriculum materials for the classroom
  • teacher workshops
For Further Information:

To be added to an online Education Mailing List enter information on this web site.


Visits since 10/99. Last Updated on December 15, 2001
Karen. Meech, Institute for Astronomy, UH
meech@ifa.hawaii.edu